The Tama County Recorder's Office is hosting a special passport event in Toledo on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and accept passport applications. The Tama County Recorder's Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2013, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.
U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government.
Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available at travel.state.gov or by calling the Tama County Recorder's Office at 641-484-3320. U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone, in English and Spanish, by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778.